Thursday, March 27, 2014

No Surprise: WI State Senate Shelves Modest OWI Law Tweaks

Reliably under the thumb of special interests, the GOP-controlled State Senate will adjourn without passing minor changes in the state's notoriously weak drunk driving statutes.

Wisconsin is still the only state that treats most first-offense OWI traffic stops with mere municipal tickets, so the message to state residents and tourists alike is that from trails to highways the rolling pub crawl continues, and Wisconsin Is Still Open for Drunk Driving.

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